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JAX and OLLIE Bonded Pair of Silver Male Labs, 3 Years Old in March, ~70 lbs, Neutered

Background: Brothers, Jax and Ollie, are back and available for adoption through no fault of their own. They were adopted a little over a year ago, and their parents have been spending every other weekend out of town, babysitting their grandchildren, while Jax and Ollie have been sent to boarding. Their parents don't feel this arrangement is fair to Jax and Ollie. These two cuties came into our program a little over a year ago as their first family was unable to care for them due to unforeseen personal hardships leading them to make the difficult decision to rehome them. Both families describe them as loving, affectionate, and gentle. Jax and Ollie were purchased from a breeder at 8 weeks of age.

From Jax and Ollie's Family: We fell in love with Jax and Ollie since the first day they came to our house. They are great dogs- sweet and loving, playful and eager to please. They like to be with us and will stay in the same room or follow us around the house. They like attention and prefer to be in the company of people. We do put them in the crate when they are home alone. We live on a property with 12 fenced acres and they enjoy running around the property and taking walks at least 3 times daily. They get excited in the mornings when they first get out of their crate and when someone new comes around or comes to the door, however, the remainder of the time, they can be quite chill. They play well with each other and sometimes it can seem rather rough, but they have never shown any signs of aggression towards each other and always come together throughout the day. We have a river on our property and they love to swim in it in the summer heat. They do like to chase squirrels and birds, The only time they were introduced to a cat, they tried to chase it down.

What Jax and Ollie's Rescue Rep Says: Upon meeting Jax and Ollie, I met two very friendly boys. Ollie quickly jumped up and placed his front paws on my shoulders to say hello. They are strong dogs and will require adopters who have prior Lab experience and can patiently work with them. It's going to take them at least a few weeks to settle into their new surroundings and home. When I picked them up, I had to take them one at a time to the car as they were both quite anxious and excited. Ollie quickly jumped into the back of my small SUV with ease. Getting Jax into the car was much more of a challenge. As we were coaxing him to get in the car, Ollie was trying to get out (he was tethered but presented an obstacle as he would not get out of the doorway to make room for Jax). In hindsight, it was a comedy of errors but once we got on the road, they quickly laid down and rode beautifully in the car.

They will bolt if given the opportunity. The previous owners lived in a quiet, residential neighborhood and if they did get out, it was easy to get them back, shouting "treat!" They presently live on vast fenced acreage where they have room to roam but even there, if given the opportunity, they have run out of the 12-acre deer fencing but always return in a short amount of time, barking at the gate to be let back in the yard. They do not go far from the property and are presently in the country where there is no traffic.

Jax and Ollie are handsome silver boys with beautiful eyes. They have been together all of their lives.

There were two children in their previous home, 10 and 6 years of age, with whom they did well. In their current home, they have been around toddlers and are sweet, but because of their size, their tails line up with the toddlers' faces and have swiped them in the face. They are housebroken and sleep, side by side, on one large dog bed and in a crate. Swimming is a favorite activity for them. They are unfamiliar with cats and have exhibited prey drive with chickens. We do not recommend a home with cats.

Jax and Ollie are a bonded pair and will be adopted out together. With Ollie being the more dominant one, adopters will need to be savvy to each of their needs and ensure Jax receives equal playtime, attention, and care. Jax will hang out with the humans more, whereas Ollie will go off exploring but they always end up seeking one another throughout the day. We are seeking a Lab experienced family.

They will continue to blossom when they can be in the company of a family again, receiving regular exercise, a large yard to roam (a swimming pool would be an added bonus for them). They are presently living in a home on fenced acreage where they can roam securely.

Medical: Jax and Ollie are neutered, up-to-date on core vaccines, heartworm tested, and are on monthly flea/tick/heartworm preventatives.

Located in: Placerville

If you are interested in adopting Jax and Ollie, please contact Rescue Rep Kris at krisellen.nm@gmail.com

Please note our service area: GGLRR adopts to the greater San Francisco Bay Area.

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